Our state has a congenial environment and ample natural resources for film production. The government is ready to render every possible support to the budding entrepreneurs of this sector, says Chief Minister of Sikkim PS Tamang
Besides providing picturesque locations to filmmakers, Sikkim also offers all necessary support to them. These things have made it emerge the most film friendly state of the country at the 67th National Film Awards 2019.
Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang has promised all support to filmmakers from his government. “Film is an area where the outcome of skill, activism, perseverance and hard work is instantaneous. Besides gaining name and fame, one can earn their livelihood working in the film sector,” he says.
According to Tamang, through film, information of various events from the world is easily accessible. Film nurtures dynamic thinking and creates enthusiasm to trail and pursue the progressive world.
“Our state has a congenial environment and ample natural resources for film production. The government is ready to render every possible support to the budding entrepreneurs of this sector,” he states.
Hopefully our youth will make a lot of progress in the field of film production in the days to come, adds the CM.
Listing out some of the initiatives of his regime, he says, “Our government has launched Sikkim Film Policy 2020 which attracts film makers from across the world and provides subsidies to the film makers to encourage them to visit Sikkim as a film destination. We assure to lend a helping hand to the film makers creating a film-friendly environment and understand that film tourism with the global avenue is the next big thing to develop in Sikkim to provide endless opportunities for our aspiring and talented people.”
Sikkim will be very pleased to open its door and welcome film makers from all over the world, as we stand with the slogan “Visit Sikkim 2022”, he concludes.
Sikkim is home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers. Steep paths lead to hilltop Buddhist monasteries such as Pemayangtse, which dates to the early 1700s. Prominent shooting locales of Sikkim include Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, Yuksom, Khangchendzonga National Park, Nathula Pass, Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley, Ravangla, Namchi and Zuluk